In the week before your Foundation Programme begins, you will be invited to attend an induction. This induction includes the following:

  • Introduction to mandatory Trust training
  • Clinical Skills Recap
  • Mandatory IT system training
  • Practical guides to department working
  • Formal introductions to the individuals who will support you through your Foundation Programme
  • Mandatory Shadowing Days

Presentations 2023

IT Systems

Here you will find the general IT systems that you will need. You will be sent instructions for when and how to complete the IT System Training nearer to your start date.

Clinical System Description
CyberLab/Rad CyberLAB - an electronic ordering system which is used to order and view Pathology and Radiology investigations for all Patients.
EDMS EDMS is used to scan and store patient case-notes electronically
G2 Author G2 is a voice recognition system used to generate dictated clinical documents.
MAXIMS ED - Medical Core (Doctors) MAXIMS ED is an Electronic Health Record used in A&E to document and view clinical information.
MedChart – Prescribing MedChart is the new Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) system being deployed across Inpatient areas at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals.
NEXUS NEXUS is the clinical system most widely used. It is a HUB of apps which allows you to manage your patients

Departmental Induction

At the start of each placement, within the first week, you will have a Departmental Induction. This is to familiarise yourself with the clinical area, processes and your new team.

For more information please visit the Departmental Induction Checklist | oneHR (

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